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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
26,001 miles

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This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2002 Chevrolet Camaro electrical problems

electrical problem

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2002 Chevrolet Camaro Owner Comments

problem #3

Jul 012013

Camaro 8-cyl

  • miles


Typically in the afternoon on warm / hot days and after the car has sat all day outside, I'll go to start it, put the key into start position and the starter will not engage. All else seems to be functioning correctly. The fuel and temp gauges go back to 0 position, voltage drops but not by much. I have had to switch to the start position as much as 75 times before the starter engages. When it does engage it is turns over strongly. This isn't a battery problem. I can't find a pattern to tie to when this happens except it is mostly in the afternoon on warm / hot days and after the car has sat all day outside.

- Dallas, TX, USA

problem #2

Apr 022011

Camaro 6-cyl

  • 78,000 miles
I have a 2002 Chevy Camaro that is experiencing a security light issue and have been reading up on it online....this is such a hazard and a danger to other drivers I cant beleive it isnt under investigation, given that the numbers of complaints are outrageous! the other thing is the monoply that GM has on this problem, they are the only ones who can fix it, not your favorite home town mechanic, but GM only. The testing equipment used to diagnose this is only sold to them! and let me tell U something, they charge out the yinger for this, cost of cylinder $30 they charge you 600.00...BCM module...cost 130 and they charge you 800. This is a endangerment in the fact that your car..ummm say going the speed limit on the highway of say 65...and all of a sudden my car decides somone is stealing it....and cuts off the gas supply....well U can bet there is going to be a pile up of crashed cars and dead people. This is ridicilious and this is America and they shouldnt have a monoply on this...alot of people cant afford this defect in GM cars so they have to risk mine and their need to take action on this and have GM recall this or just give customers the option of them installing some kind of bypass of they system. Its not only older cars but new cars too!!!

- Collins, GA, USA

problem #1

Sep 092002

Camaro 8-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 3 miles
Since delivery the left rear of the vehicle rattled. The dealer attempted to fix the problem but the attempts were unsuccessful. The vehicle also experienced sloppy shifting, noisy drive train, no traction control, many squeaks and vibrations. The windshield scratched easily front he wiper blades which caused poor visibility.

- North Woodmere, NY, USA

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